With the Fourth of July holiday landing on a Friday this year, Colorado will be home to patriotic celebrations full of music, food, fun and fireworks (of course) all weekend long. We've rounded up twenty of the best family-friendly spots to celebrate, whether right here in the city, on the plains or ... More >>
I Am the Wind
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND @ RED ROCKS | SAT, 8/10/13 If any band typifies the Colorado approach to contemporary bluegrass, it's Yonder Mountain String Band. The quartet built up its chops playing in venues in Boulder, Nederland and beyond in the late 1990s, and its fusion of traditional instrument ... More >>
Clear your calendar on Saturday, August 17. Whatever you've got going that day, cancel it. You don't want to miss this show; I'm telling you. The one-man soul revival known as Charles Bradley is coming to Denver, and he's going to play an intimate set at the Larimer Lounge. Be there, or you'll regre ... More >>
The annual Five Points Jazz Festival is Saturday, May 18, and to kick it off, the city is offering a special screening of the 2011 documentary The Girls In the Band at the McNichols Building tomorrow night. The film traces the history of female jazz musicians who were marginalized and often hidden f ... More >>
The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>
Turbonegro is finally coming to Colorado! Granted, it's with the new frontman -- whose name I haven't even bothered to learn yet because, well, he's got some big shoes to fill taking over for Hank von Helvete -- but it's still Turbonegro! Last time I saw these dudes, they literally rocked my face of ... More >>
Okay, hands up if you knew the Zac Brown Band was so popular. He's wildly popular, in case you're wondering. Dude just added another show at Red Rocks, thanks to the fact that the first two have already sold out. Oh, and speaking of the Rocks, Sting has announced a June date up there, and we've got ... More >>
Update: Since last week, we've been documenting the latest batch of layoffs at Clear Channel Denver stations -- a nationwide action referred to by affected staffers as "National Firing Day;" see our previous coverage below. Among those canned was Andy Torri, engineer for KBCO's acclaimed Studio C se ... More >>
As reported yesterday, the Disco Biscuits are playing three shows in Colorado after the first of the year at the Boulder Theater, Ogden Theatre and 1STBANK Center. And while that's arguably the biggest concert announcement of the week, it's not the only one. After cancelling its co-headlining date w ... More >>
All the mall's a stage for today's Make Music Denver Denver loves its music, whether sounding off in outdoor amphitheatres, concert halls clubs...or the streets. That's where it will be today, when the Downtown Denver Partnership brings Make Music Denver, our own little slice of today's global cele ... More >>
Welcome to the end of the work week! Unsurprisingly, your musical options are plentiful this weekend: Gotye packs the Ogden tonight for a sold-out show with Kimbra, Fun. is at the Fox Theatre, John Scofield returns to Colorado after the successful three night stand with Phil Lesh not too long ago, B ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Girl Talk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Battles, Bon Iver and Feist, LMFAO, Destroyer, Anders Osborne and Classix were announced; the Swayback, Coles Whalen and Strip the Stars got spins on local radio; ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Radiohead, Roger Waters, the Descendants and Los Lobos were announced. Nautical Mile, Tennis, Churchill and Dressy Bessy got spins on local radio. And new and recent releases from Tom Waits, Wale a ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, the Avett Brothers announced another Colorado date on July 8 at the Boulder Theater the night before their sold-out Red Rocks show, the FMQB Triple A Conference is returning to the Fox, Diana Ross is due at Wells Fargo in Septemb ... More >>
When Rebecca Folsom began working on fundraisers with Blue Sky Bridge, an advocacy group for abused children, the event she played was called Acoustic Harvest. "That was probably about ten years ago," Folsom notes. "I came in as a musician and ended up being pretty blown away by what these gu ... More >>
‚ÄčTo commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock, the Denver Film Society is hosting Peace & Love on the Rocks tonight at Red Rocks. This special edition of Film on the Rocks includes a screening of Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut as well as music by some fine local tale ... More >>
Mayor John Hickenlooper delivered his seventh State of the City speech yesterday, standing on the Greek Pavilion in Civic Center Park at the start of the work day. It was a stunning setting for a sobering speech; the park's lushness made Hickenlooper's message all the more stark: There's no money ... More >>
Nothing scarier, wilder or more attractive to JJ Grey than a strong woman.
The Santa Clause
The Spark (Hapi Skratch Records)
Scooterists host annual Shopping Ride
Colorado Arts Festival colors the holiday
The Vagina Monologues brings female genitalia out in the open.
Sid Pink makes the audience see red as Westword Music Showcase Awards winners are announced.
City Park stays on a roll with a red-hot lineup.
The time is nigh for the release of Billy & Lizaís collaborative CD.
The Westword Music Showcase CD is here just in time for Christmas.
The Aggie Theater may trade the PA for pool tables.
Cabaret Diosa puts its surf-mambo sound on celluloid.
Rounding up Denver's other Vietnamese eateries.
Have you heard that more than thirty bands are playing at the Westword Music Awards Showcase in LoDo?
The coolest college station around could use some cash.
Two new releases -- and a certain music awards showcase -- prove Denver's no one-note town.
February 18 - 24, 1999